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(Partially Funded)


Royal Society Wolfson Fellowship.

The Royal Society Wolfson Fellowship provides long-term flexible funding for senior career researchers recruited or retained to a UK university or research institution in fields identified as a strategic priority for the host department or organisation.

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By the end of the fellowship, the expectation is that:
You will have delivered work that is important, original and has an impact and that you will have developed an international reputation as an independent research leader in your field.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Life and physical sciences excluding clinical medicine
  • Engineering

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

4  to 5 years.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Applicants can be of any nationality.
  • Either currently hold a permanent post (funded by the host institution and can include partial funding of salary from an external grant) or have received a firm offer to take effect from the start of the appointment.
  • Conduct research within the Royal Society’s remit of natural sciences, which includes but is not limited to biological research, chemistry, engineering, mathematics and physics. The Royal Society does not cover clinical medicine (such as patient orientated research and clinical trials), social sciences or humanities, other than when working in partnership with organisations.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

Up to £250,000

  • Salary : The institution may include a salary enhancement for the researcher. This will be limited to a maximum of 20% of the total salary.
  • Research expenses : Flexible research expenses including consumables, travel, small pieces of equipment of up to £10K, access costs, undergraduate students and a contribution to technical support.
  • 4 year PhD studentship : The cost of PhD studentship may only be included if the host organisation will commit to underwriting the remaining cost of the studentship and appropriate alternative supervision for the student in the event that the RS Wolfson Research Fellow leaves the institution.
  • Other : The funding is intended to be flexible so other appropriate and justified research costs are also eligible.

How to Apply

First Step: The Vice-Chancellor, Institute Director (or their nominated representative) will need to contact the Royal Society Grants Office by email (seniorfellowships@royalsociety.orgafter which a weblink to a nomination form on the Royal Society’s Grants and Awards management system (Flexi-Grant®) will be provided.

Second Step: Perhaps you need to register for Flexi-Grant here.

Third Step: After the completed nomination form has been considered by the Royal Society you will be sent a weblink inviting them to complete and submit a full application.

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